Andrew Gyamfi Boateng Junior is seen in a blue shirt in the list of finalists for the 2021 TruLittle Hero Awards
Andrew Gyamfi Boateng Junior, a 10-year-old Ghanaian boy has made it into the list of nominees for the 2021 TruLittle Hero Awards.
The TruLittle Hero Awards are a remarkable award event that recognises, celebrates, and rewards the achievements of young people under the age of 17.
Andrew Gyamfi Boateng Junior, who is popularly known as “The Number Eminent”, is a Grade 5 pupil at T-Kwart’s School of Excellence in Berekum in the Bono Region of Ghana.
Andrew Junior has prodigious abilities in mental mathematics practice, that is, arithmetical calculations using only the human brain, with no help from any supplies or devices such as a calculator.
Known for this, Andrew is able to mention and sum up numbers beyond 100 digits “all in his head”
Andrew is currently under the mentorship of Philip Chan, an award-winning author and radio host, and transformational coach who is internationally known as ‘The 10-Seconds Maths Expert’ in the world.
Also, Scott Flansburg, an American dubbed “The Human Calculator” and listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for speed of mental calculation, has offered to give Andrew Junior free access to his resources to polish his specialty.
Andrew Gyamfi Boateng Junior came into the limelight after an interview with Ghanaian lifestyle blogger, Ameyaw Debrah, after his unthinkable numbers-counting video went viral.
A file of Andrew Gyamfi Boateng Junior has been sent to Steve Harvey, an American television host who invites talented young children from all over the world to showcase their impressive abilities in front of an audience.
Andrew is inspired by his mentors, namely, Philip Chan and Scott Fransburg.
He also takes inspiration from his friend Evelyn Sakyiwaa, the true little hero international award winner 2020, for her impact in the field of mathematics at her age.
Andrew aspires to be a numerologist or a great physicist.
Voting for TruLittle Hero Awards 2021 can be done here:
Award Category: TruLittle International Hero (All Ages)
TruLittle Hero Voting is open until 16th October 2021
The 2021 awards event will be held on Saturday, 13 November 2021.